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Focus on Russia or health care, Dems divided on message

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NEW YORK (AP) - Republicans are fending off questions about Russia and the Trump campaign, and dealing with an unpopular health care plan. But Democrats have yet to unify behind a clear, core message that will help them take advantage of their opponents' struggles.

Some Democrats want to rally behind calls to impeach Trump as new evidence indicates possible collusion with the Russian government. Others want to focus on the GOP's plans to strip health insurance from millions of Americans. And still others say those arguments can be fashioned into a simplified brand.

Democratic leaders in Washington are promising to release a new message this fall.

The soul-searching comes as Democrats look to break up GOP control of Congress and many statehouses in next year's midterm elections.

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